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Transformative governance of biodiversity: Insights for sustainable development (2021)
Journal Article
Visseren-Hamakers, I. J., Razzaque, J., McElwee, P., Turnhout, E., Kelemen, E., Rusch, G. M., …Zaleski, D. (2021). Transformative governance of biodiversity: Insights for sustainable development. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 53, 20-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2021.06.002

While there is much debate on transformative change among academics and policymakers, the discussion on how to govern such change is still in its infancy. This article argues that transformative governance is needed to enable the transformative chang... Read More about Transformative governance of biodiversity: Insights for sustainable development.

The Paris administrative court judgment of 3 February 2021 on climate change: The case of century, or is it? (2021)
Journal Article
Dadomo, C. (in press). The Paris administrative court judgment of 3 February 2021 on climate change: The case of century, or is it?. Environmental Liability,

On 3 February 2021, the administrative court of Paris delivered its first judgment in a very publicised climate litigation case nicknamed the case of the century by the applicant associations. While this judgment is novel in so far as the court reco... Read More about The Paris administrative court judgment of 3 February 2021 on climate change: The case of century, or is it?.

The French citizens’ convention on climate change: The right response to climate change? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Dadomo, C. (2021, April). The French citizens’ convention on climate change: The right response to climate change?. Paper presented at Thirteenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses (online),, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Canada)

Following the French President’s speech of 25 April 2019 in which Emmanuel Macron announced a change in the decision-making process regarding the ecological transition agenda, a Citizens’ Convention for climate change was set up in October 2019. Un... Read More about The French citizens’ convention on climate change: The right response to climate change?.

The French citizens’ convention on climate change (2021)
Journal Article
Dadomo, C. (2021). The French citizens’ convention on climate change. IUCN AEL Journal of Environmental Law, 76-84

Following the French President’s speech of 25 April 2019 in which Emmanuel Macron announced a change in the decision-making process regarding the ecological transition agenda, a Citizens’ Convention for climate change was set up in October 2019. Un... Read More about The French citizens’ convention on climate change.

Redressing harmful environmental practices in the Nigerian petroleum industry through the criminal justice approach (2020)
Journal Article
Brown, C. T., & Okogbule, N. S. (2020). Redressing harmful environmental practices in the Nigerian petroleum industry through the criminal justice approach. Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, 11(1), 18-55. https://doi.org/10.4314/jsdlp.v11i2.3

The discovery and continued exploitation of crude oil in Nigeria with its many advantages, has exposed the Nigerian environment to several forms of pollution and degradation. Consequently, extensive harm has been done to the human and natural environ... Read More about Redressing harmful environmental practices in the Nigerian petroleum industry through the criminal justice approach.

Protecting the environment during multinational military operations (2019)
Book Chapter
Das, O. (2019). Protecting the environment during multinational military operations. In The 'Legal Pluriverse' Surrounding Multinational Military Operations. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198842965.001.0001

The chapter examines issues concerning the protection of the environment during multinational military operations. Taking into consideration the International Law Commission’s (ILC) recent work regarding the protection of the environment in relation... Read More about Protecting the environment during multinational military operations.

Global assessment Chapter 6: Options for decision makers (2019)
Report
Razzaque, J., & Visseren-Hamakers, . I. (2019). Global assessment Chapter 6: Options for decision makers. Paris, France: Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Servcies (IPBES)

In recent decades, the extent and scope of societal responses to environmental problems, including biodiversity decline, have been extensive and diverse. The outcomes, however, have been mixed across sectors and levels of governance, with limited suc... Read More about Global assessment Chapter 6: Options for decision makers.

Will remediation ever be enough? The environmental pollution tragedy (2019)
Journal Article
Brown, C. T. (2019). Will remediation ever be enough? The environmental pollution tragedy. International Journal of Law, 5(2), 28-30

Environmental pollution affects every aspect of human existence. Prior to the development of the legal framework for environmental regulation, environmental infractions persisted unabated until reprieve came in the form of compensation and injunction... Read More about Will remediation ever be enough? The environmental pollution tragedy.

Social and economic rights and transformative constitutionalism in Africa: Imperative of expanding the frontiers of judicial activism (2019)
Journal Article
Okogbule, N. S., & Brown, C. T. (2019). Social and economic rights and transformative constitutionalism in Africa: Imperative of expanding the frontiers of judicial activism. US-China Law Review, 16(2), 52-64. https://doi.org/10.17265/1548-6605/2019.02.002

Social and economic rights have undergone tremendous transformation over the years. Initially regarded with disdain and contempt, and as rights only to be realized progressively, these rights have increasingly become the cornerstone of activism in th... Read More about Social and economic rights and transformative constitutionalism in Africa: Imperative of expanding the frontiers of judicial activism.

Dismantling resource sovereignty in the context of the right to a healthy environment (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Razzaque, J. (2016, October). Dismantling resource sovereignty in the context of the right to a healthy environment. Presented at CPG's 7th Annual Conference: “The Great Game Reloaded: Order and Disorder in Geopolitics and Global Governance", Bangkok, Thailand

Quite how sovereignty is interpreted in the international environmental law remains less than straightforward and how sovereignty interacts with the right-based approach to promote sustainable development remains surprisingly under-explored. At the n... Read More about Dismantling resource sovereignty in the context of the right to a healthy environment.